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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 58, n° 3
pages 452-457 (mars 2008)
Doi : 10.1016/j.jaad.2007.12.008
Dermatopathology and molecular genetics

Reuven Bergman, MD
Department of Dermatology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel 

Reprint requests: Reuven Bergman, MD, Department of Dermatology, Rambam Medical Center, Bat-Galim, Haifa, Israel.

The diagnosis of inherited skin diseases has been traditionally been based on clinical findings and occasionally on dermatopathology. Recent developments in molecular genetics have increased tremendously the diagnostic accuracy of genetic skin diseases, but also expanded the role of dermatopathology in the diagnosis and understanding of the pathogenesis of inherited skin diseases. The following is a review of some of the recent discoveries and how they interact with dermatopathology.

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Abbreviations used : Abs, APL, AUC, EB, EBS, EDSFS, EM, EPPK, HJMD, KPS, PKP1 , PPK, VDR

 Funding sources: None.
 Conflicts of interest: None declared.

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